[LAU] Hardware timers?

Roger gurusonic at gmail.com
Wed Sep 2 09:28:36 CEST 2020

On 2/9/20 4:40 pm, Clemens Ladisch wrote:
> Roger wrote:
>> The wiki guide at https://wiki.linuxaudio.org/wiki/system_configuration
>> is still a goldmine for setup but it contains some sections of which I
>> am unsure whether they are still applicable, including the HW timers bit.
> It still mentions 2.6 kernels.
> Setting max-user-freq for RTC or HPET would be required only if some
> application actually accessed these devices directly from user space.
> As far as I know, nobody ever did this (because ALSA has its own timer
> abstraction), so this has never been applicable.
> Regards,
> Clemens

Thanks, Clemens. I was thinking to contact raboof to remove that section 
from RealtimeConfigQuickScan as that's still used by quite a few people 
afaik. Then to gather a task force to update the wiki!



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